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  1. Legal news
    07 August 2019
    Market Focus: France
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/france/market-focus-france

    Is ARJEL doing a good job of regulating one of Europe’s largest potential markets, and could online casino regulation be on the agenda?

  2. Legal news
    09 January 2019
    It’s Christmas (lottery) time – “El Gordo” is reaching the German lottery market
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/its-christmas--lottery-time-el-gordo--is-reaching-the-german-lottery-market

    Having turned on German TV or radio broadcasts during Christmas time, it was rather difficult not to know about the “El Gordo” draw in Spain. This is an obvious sign that the harmonised internal market is functioning ...

  3. Legal news
    29 April 2021
    Limiting liability in Consumer Terms: High Court rules in favour of online customer in £1.7 million dispute with Betfred
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/global/limiting-liability-in-consumer-terms

    In Green v Petfre (Gibraltar) Ltd (t/a Betfred), the High Court ruled that Betfred were liable to pay out a customer’s £1.7 million winnings on a side bet allegedly caused by a software defect, despite Betfred’s claims ...

  4. Legal news
    09 February 2021
    Gambling Regulation Update: Commission announces new measures regulating the design of online slot games
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/uk/gambling-regulation-update-commission-announces-new-measures

    The Gambling Commission has this week announced new measures prohibiting certain features of online slot games – primarily those which affect the speed of play and disguise losses as wins. It has also announced a ...

  5. Legal news
    23 December 2020
    UK Government Review of the Gambling Act 2005 finally arrives
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/uk-government-review-of-the-gambling-act-2005-finally-arrives

    The government announced this week that its long-promised review of the Gambling Act 2005 has been launched – Andy Danson summarises the background and scope of the review and how it will interact with previous ...

  6. Legal news
    09 August 2017
    No poker face shown by the European Court as decisions relating to gambling in Hungary send waves across Europe
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2017/global/european-court-decisions-relating-to-gambling-in-hungary-send-waves-across-europe

    ver the last 5 years, Hungary's approach to regulation in the gambling sector has been rather restrictive, resulting in a string of legal disputes between industry players and the Hungarian regulator, in turn, referring ...

  7. Legal news
    24 January 2020
    Gambling breakthrough in Germany? Regulated online casino may be on the way!
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/gambling-breakthrough-in-germany-regulated-online-casino-may-be-on-the-way

    After years of uncertainty, and more recently threats of a regulated online sports betting market to the exclusion of online casino, it seems Germany may have arrived at a political consensus which could see regulated ...

  8. Legal news
    27 March 2018
    What’s Trending in Media and Sport: Gambling Regulation
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/global/whats-trending-in-media-and-sport-gambling-regulation

    In the fourth of our eight part video series on trends across the media and sports sectors, Elizabeth Dunn and Andy Danson discuss the regulatory issues surrounding gambling and how they will continue to be a topic of ...

  9. Legal news
    24 September 2018
    Gambling Regulators Sharpen Focus on Loot Boxes & Social Gaming
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/global/gambling-regulators-sharpen-focus-on-loot-boxes-and-social-gaming

    Monday 17th September 2018 saw fifteen European gambling regulators and the Washington State Gambling Commission sign a Declaration stating that they are "increasingly concerned with the risks being posed by the ...

  10. Legal news
    09 July 2020
    Court of Appeal hears appeal regarding new right of confidence in live sports data: The Racing Partnership v Sports Information Services
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/court-of-appeal-hears-appeal-regarding-new-right-of-confidence-in-live-sports-data

    Over the past three days the Court of Appeal has heard arguments in an appeal relating to the protection of sports data. A key issue in the appeal is whether live sports data can be protected as confidential information ...